to Oct 24

Spokane Construction Career Days 2019

October 23-24, 2019

Spokane County Fair and Expo Center

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The Spokane Construction Career Days 2019 to be held October 23-24, 2019 at the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center. This event is for high school students to introduce them to the various career opportunities available in the construction industry. Students will have the opportunity to try hands-on projects, operate heavy equipment and machinery, and meet with industry representatives from the trades and higher education.

For more information contact Lukas Witkowski at LukeW@NWAGC.org

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8:00 AM08:00

Pierce County Career Day

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November 13, 2019

Washington State Fairgrounds

Puyallup, Washington

Generations of high school students are unaware of the exciting and lucrative career opportunities waiting for them in some of Washington fastest growing industries: Construction, Utilities, Manufacturing , and Transportation.

Through interactive exhibits and hands on activities, students from all over the Puget Sound region participate in activities supervised by leaders in various industries.

For additional information contact Kadijan Webster at Kadijan.Webster@rescare.com or 253-680-2879

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to Mar 9

EMPOWER - Leadership Conference for Women in Nontraditional Careers


March 8-9, 2020

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We are blasting the term NonTraditional! These are careers for women!

This event brings together women in trades careers to celebrate their success as leaders, inspire other women to find and embrace their inner leader, and showcase the possibilities when women succeed in breaking barriers.

Women and men should attend to join this shared movement to encourage more women to "lean in" as leaders and support recruitment and success of more women into these career opportunities.

 This year it is a 2 day event!

Early Bird Special: $150

After January 31, 2020 $175

Scholarships available for some students/apprentice

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King County Construction Career Day 2019

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Designed to introduce high school students to construction career pathways, Construction Career Day 2019 invites you to participate! Learn about the tremendous opportunities available in the construction industry through heavy equipment games, hands-on construction activities, a tour of UW's Center for Education and Research in Construction (CERC) facility, and a technology expo.

Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm (includes lunch)
Location: Magnuson Park, Seattle

Additional questions? Contact Sarah Babcock at sbabcock@agcwa.com

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to Oct 6



See you in Minneapolis, MN

For more information contact https://nabtu.org/twbn

Many unions and employers have supported tradeswomen coming to the conference. Here you can find sample letters to help you ask for support to attend the conference.


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8:00 AM08:00

Tri-Cities Construction Career Day

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is preparing for the

12th Annual Tri-Cities Construction Career Day

The purpose of this career day is to engage students and educate them about the opportunities within the construction industry today. Last year, approximately 700 students from 16 different area high schools attended.

October 1, 2019

Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo Grounds

Kennewick, Washington

For questions, please contact Erin Repp at erin.repp@hubinternational.com

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8:30 AM08:30

Spokane County Pathways to Apprenticeship

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Spokane County Pathways to Apprenticeship

September 26, 2019  

8:30am to 2:00pm

Sheetmetal Training Center, Spokane Valley, WA

7209 East Trent Ave #1
Spokane Valley, WA 99212  

Teachers, Counselors, Educators:

NOW is the time to consider careers in construction!.  Learn about the educational opportunities, hands on training and vast career opportunities jobs in this industry offer the Construction Career Pathways to Apprenticeship Event.

At this conference you will receive:

  • Tour Apprenticeship training centers and participate in hands on activities

  • Receive valuable career guidance tools and academic resources

  • Hear from apprentices and experts in the industry from many different careers

  • Connections to apprenticeship programs/how to get into apprenticeship programs

  • OSPI Clock Hours

  • Join us to learn about the Careers and Pathways into Construction


    8:30 a.m. Coffee and Check-in

    9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks & Keynote  

    Welcome:  Shana Peschek, Director, Construction Center of Excellence

    Keynote:  “Apprenticeship 101: The Foundation for Success”

    9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Guiding  Students toward Apprenticeship Hear from Apprenticeship Coordinators on when and how to apply for apprenticeship, what to do to get ready, what you should do to build your resume while waiting for openings.

    10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Apprentice Panel: Hear from a panel of apprentices about their experiences and the benefits of apprenticeship

    11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Tour Sheet Metal Training Center

    11:45 a.m. Boxed Lunches :  Board bus to tour

    12:00 p.m. Program Tours

    2:00 pm. Return from Program Tours to Sheet Metal Training Center

    Event Evaluation, Clock Hours Evaluation & Adjourn

Please feel free to bring two to three students (juniors and seniors) that have expressed an interest in the trades. Please use the “add student” button on the registration page so we will have a correct count of students attending the event.

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to Jul 26

Educator Externship - Summer 2019


July 22-26, 2019
9:00am-3:00pm (includes lunch)
Puget Sound Region

A free week-long program introducing educators to construction-related career opportunities (STEM Clock Hours available)

The construction industry is booming in Washington State and the need for skilled labor is critical. This event provides educators with the opportunity to learn about the rewarding construction career pathways for their students.

Program Highlights:

• Learn about construction career pathways; apprenticeship programs, certifications, and Construction Management degree
• Tour exciting construction projects and school programs
• Engage with industry experts
• Explore cutting-edge technology used in construction everyday
• Network with current professionals and top executives to find out about the many construction career and educational pathways
• Receive lesson plans to bring back to your classes

Additional Questions? Contact Sarah Babcock at sbabcock@agcwa.com

Space is limited

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5:00 PM17:00

Olympia School District Career & College Fair

Capital High School will be hosting the annual 2018 Olympia School District Career & College Fair for the 3,000 + outstanding Olympia School District high school students. We are planning attendance of over 700 students and 100+ college, universities, military, technical school & career industry opportunities.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Capital High School. With set-up starting at 4:15pm. Light snacks will be provided for representatives starting at 4:30pm in the hospitality room.

This year we will be in the gym, electrical outlets are extremely limited, however if you need power supplied to your area we will do our best to accommodate you. Please be sure note electrical needed in your RSVP. You can RSVP through RepVisits/Counselor Community or through our Google form here.

If you are not the Admission Representative or Industry specific career sector, please forward it to the appropriate person.

Should you have any questions, please contact us at osdccfair@gmail.com. We look forward to your attendance.

Event Location - Capital High School, 2707 Conger Avenue NW, Olympia, WA

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Washington's premier leadership conference for women in nontraditional careers. March 8, 2018 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, Lynnwood, WA

About the event

MARCH 8, 2018 – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY – LYnnwood Convention Center, Lynwood, wa

This Second Annual event will bring together women in nontraditional careers to celebrate their success as leaders, inspire other women to find and embrace their inner leader, and showcase the possibilities when women succeed in nontraditional careers.

Men and women should attend to join this shared movement to encourage more women to "lean in" as leaders and support recruitment of more women into these career opportunities.


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Implicit Bias, Diversity and Social Justice Workshop

Centers of Excellence for Construction and Marine Manufacturing and Technology are excited to bring you Dr. Rita Cameron, A Sought-After, Highly Engaging Presenter, Consultant, and Trainer whose expertise covers gender, diversity and social justice. Dr. Cameron Wedding is a national and international trainer on implicit bias and will provide a thought provoking and inspiring workshop.  Space is limited in the design of the workshop so you won't want to wait to register!

A complementary lunch will be served

Registration: $75

The Centers of Excellence in Construction and Marine Manufacturing and Technology are committed to supporting inclusion and access to living wage careers in the trades.  The implicit bias workshop is followed by a day-long conference designed to support women in nontraditional careers and create a shared movement among men and women to foster a climate of mentorship, leadership, inclusion and diversity in the trades.

Visit Tradeempower.com to register

Feel free to share this opportunity widely.


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